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    1. HP and the Case for Corporate Spinoffs


      Fri, 17 Oct 2014

      s expansion through acquisitions over the years. It merged with Compaq in 2002, bought IT equipment and services company EDS in 2008, computer networking products maker 3Com in 2009 and smartphone maker Palm in 2010. Along the way, HP also spun off

    2. Slugging It Out in the Equity Arena


      Fri, 23 May 2014

      Donald L. Tuttle, Dennis W. McLeavey, and Jerald E. Pinto, eds ., Managing Investment Portfolios : A Dynamic Process , 3rd ed ..... 717–780. Reprinted in Philip Lawton and Todd Jankowski, eds ., 2009, Investment Performance Measurement: Evaluating and

    3. Debt Ceiling 2013: Déjà Vu All Over Again. Or Is It?


      Wed, 16 Oct 2013

      massive share buyback program. Electronic Data Systems EDS Rating: 5 Stars Moat: Narrow ..... changes in management spurred Electronic Data Systems to restructure earlier than ..... rivals. We recently changed EDS ' risk rating to average from

    4. Breaking Bad Behaviors


      Wed, 30 Jan 2013

      Retirement Plans,” In Mitchell, O.S. and Utkus, S. ( Eds .) Pension Design and Structure: New Lessons from Behavioral Finance, 83 ..... Contribution Plans,” In Olivia Mitchell and Kent Smetters ( Eds .) The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income

    5. HP Delivers on Short-Term Goals; Progress Remains Slow on Turnaround Story


      Thu, 23 Aug 2012

      year over year, and profits tanking on a $9.2 billion noncash write-down of goodwill related to the 2008 acquisition of EDS . Nonetheless, HP delivered adjusted earnings per share of $1.00, above the $0.94-$0.97 range it targeted in May

    6. Founder/Board Showdown, New CEO Overshadow Deteriorating Fundamentals: Best Buy's 2Q Preview


      Mon, 20 Aug 2012

      in Minneapolis, and also held executive roles with Vivendi's video game business unit and French-based Electronic Data Systems as well as a long tenure with consulting firm McKinsey & Co. We believe Joly's experience with service and

    7. Setting the Bar High


      Tue, 8 Feb 2011

      recurrence of revenues, every public competitor has been bought by someone else–Affiliated Computers by Xerox, Perot by Dell and EDS by Hewlett Packard. Though our CSC purchase will work out without it, in the world of QE2 and artificially low interest rates

    8. HP's Hurd Resigns in Wake of Scandal


      Mon, 9 Aug 2010

      the firm on high-value enterprise technologies, including services and enterprise hardware. Strategic moves, such as the EDS acquisition, successfully brought an IBM-like services model in-house. Meanwhile, the 3COM acquisition is helping to make

    9. New Credit Rating: Hewlett-Packard


      Tue, 5 Jan 2010

      balance sheet took a small hit with the $13 billion acquisition of services firm EDS during fiscal 2008 (ended October), but HP has steadily built its cash position ..... shape, especially thanks to the increased services capabilities that came with EDS .

    10. New Credit Rating: Dell


      Tue, 5 Jan 2010

      acquisitions of late have tended to be more of the "me too" variety, including the Perot deal, which mimicked HP's purchase of EDS in 2008. We believe Dell overpaid for Perot--roughly 25 times free cash flow--out of a desire to keep pace with its rivals

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